Mar 04, 2010 - Sale 2205

Sale 2205 - Lot 203

Price Realized: $ 1,680
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
(ITALIAN LINE.) "Rex." Exceptional group of over 30 pieces dealing with the ship, including oversize brochures describing the ship and the classes of service, a few smaller promotional brochures, and some shipboard ephemera (passenger lists, track chart, First Class deck plan), and more. Various sizes; condition generally fine. 1930s

Additional Details

Includes: 1932 oversize brochure describing First Class service, 12x10 inches Oversize brochures for Tourist and Third Class service Large brochure "Rex to Rio" with deck plan, for a January 1938 cruise and more.
"Rex" began service in 1932 and was the first Italian liner to gain a blue riband. She was sunk in 1944 by British forces.